Six ports in the Far East of Russia to undergo modernization
Development of Vanino, Kozmino, Kholms, Nevels, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and a new port in the Nabil Bay (Sakhalin Region) is planned to build up the capacity of Russian seaports, says Arthur Niyazmetov, Deputy Minister for the Development of the Russian Far East.
Annual capacity of Russian seaports in the Far East Federal District is expected to grow by 12 mln t by 2020. For that purpose, RUB 57 bln (including RUB 8.8 bln from the federal budget) have been earmarked to finance the activities on maritime transport infrastructure development.
Those allocations have been foreseen by the Far East block of the Federal Targeted Programme “Development of Russia’s Transport System in 2010-2020”.
Besides, a freight/passenger ship is to be built in 2020 to link the Komandorskiye Islands and Severo-Kurisk with Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.
An investment project “Development of Vostochny-Nakhodka Transport Hub (Primorsky Territory) will be implemented through private-public partnership. Its financing in 2016 - 2019 will total RUB 98.1 bln including RUB 11.8 bln from the federal budget. It will be an element of the Primorye 1 transport corridor.
Total financing of the activities in the Far East Federal District will make RUB 542.2 bln in 2017 - 2020 including RUB 215.6 bln from the federal budget.
The Federal Targeted Programme “Development of Russia’s Transport System in 2010-2020”numbers 27 state programmes.